That's why it's important to give your vagina a little extra attention. The vagina can tell us a lot about your hormones, your head and your overall health. So what are the hidden messages your vagina is trying to tell you?
From grooming to pelvic floor exercises, your downstairs needs looking after too. But what exactly should we be doing to keep down below in tip top shape? The vagina the internal parts of your genitals is actually entirely self-cleaning — it contains good bacteria called lactobacilli.
As you've probably noticed, puberty comes with all kinds of changes — including the way your body looks and even the way you might think it smells. These changes are a normal part of becoming a woman, but lots of girls worry about them. Many girls wonder if they smell "down there" or if people notice they have their periods.
A pelvic exam is where a doctor or nurse practitioner looks at a girl's reproductive organs both outside and internally. This includes feeling a girl's uterus and ovaries to be sure everything's normal. Teens don't usually get pelvic exams.
No longer. Read on to discover exactly how your vagina transforms and adjusts to maturing, as well as tips from experts on keeping it healthy and yes, active. The hair down there Perhaps the most noticeable change in your vaginal area is the greying, thinning, and loss of pubic hair.
Skip navigation! Story from Sex. In late April, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists released new guidelines for doctors chatting with teens about labiaplasty surgery.
Welcome back to "Loving Your Ladyparts," a weekly series where we'll be discussing everything you need to know about what's going on below your belt, from why we wax to how you orgasm. Last week, we talked about why we're so freaked out about pubic hair. This week, we're on to figuring out what's coming out of our vaginas all month. You know what we're talking about
Vaginitis is any inflammation or infection of the vagina. It's a common problem in girls and women of all ages. It develops when the walls of the vagina become inflamed because of an infection or irritant.
A lot of people on Twitter nagged at me about my early dismissal of the article. They thought it had good information and just the title was wrong. I could see how someone might think that, but actually most of the article is spectacularly wrong. This highlights the issue of having good information mixed in with the bad.